Job Seeker Services

Career Planning

The AETS Resource Centre and Staff are available for the client's job search from Monday to Friday between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm.  Assistance to clients is available in the preparation of cover letters, resumes, employment applications and related job search tools.  The available computer workstations have internet access, for purposes of allowing the Job Seeker to search for online employment opportunities.

Telephone use for Job Search

• Faxing, Copying, Printing for Job Search

Online Job Posting Board and an internal office Job Posting Bulletin Board

Continuing Education Assistance

• Continuing Education Options (Ontario Secondary School Diploma Credits and/or High School Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition):

  • The on-site HIgh School Teacher has a website that lists related supports, and is available and can be scheduled by speaking with the AETS Administrative Assistant at 807-346-0307 or via email at aets@aets.org.

Employment Advising

An Employment Officer is available and can be scheduled by speaking with the AETS Administrative Assistant at 807-346-0307 or via email at aets@aets.org,

  • Provides guidance, assessment and career planning services with Labour Market Information
  • Offers training initiatives and/or courses that may be purchased by individuals who have identified an employtment opportunity and require specific training
  • Referrals for available Project Initiatives

Job Search Support and Strategies

• Job Development Support:

  • The Job Development Officer has a website that lists related supports including workshops and the upcoming new Odd Job Squad and participation Job Seeker Waiver, and is available and can be scheduled by speaking with the AETS Administrative Assistant at 807-346-0307 or via email at aets@aets.org.

• Life Skills Support:

  • A Life Skills Officer has a website that lists related supports including leadership training, and is available through an appointment by speaking with the AETS Administrative Assistant at 807-346-0307 or via email at aets@aets.org.

Elder in Residence Support:

AETS is pleased to have an Elder in Residence and website located here in Thunder Bay, with a weekly rotation of Elders from each of the nine AETS First Nation communities.

The Elder in Residence offers support and guidance for clients continuing their education and training for careers, and is a resource for supporting client personal growth. The Elder role also includes offering teachings for clients, staff, and others that:

  • Enhance the Cultural Perspective
  • Build Relationships with both the Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Community
  • Promote Awareness of Culture and Traditions
  • Address Social and Cultural Issues
  • Provide a Mentor/Role Model
  • Promote Harmony.

An Elder in Residence is available and can be scheduled by speaking with the AETS Administrative Assistant at 807-346-0307 or via email at aets@aets.org.